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NameColonel John GEORGE651,652,653,654,655,656,657
Birth1 Aug 1604, Writtle, Essex Co., England
Birth1603, Writtle Essex Co., England658
Deathaft 2 Aug 1678 bef 9 Jan 1679, Isle Of Wight Co., Virginia658
BurialIsle Of Wight, Virginia
FatherWilliam GEORGE (~1585->1608)
MotherAnn GREEN (~1584->1608)
Spouses
Birthabt 1606, Tillingham, Essex, England, UK
Birth1605, Essex Co., England
Deathabt 1642, Isle Of Wight Co., Virginia
Death1623, Isle of Wight Co., Virginia
Deathaft 1635, Isle Of Wight Co., Virginia
FatherHumphrey COLE (1572-1624)
MotherHester
Marriage4 Nov 1623, Tillingham, Essex, England, UK
ChildrenRebecca (~1625->1692)
 Sarah (~1628-)
 Isaac (1635-1689)
Birthabt 1607, England
Deathabt 1698
Marriage1640, Isle of Wight Co., Virginia
Notes for Colonel John GEORGE
Isle of Wight Militia
Adherent to the King
Member; House of Burgesses
"My grandfather's records show that Col. John George was the son of Isaac George. John George was bound to John Upton, Isle of Wight, which could mean he was in debtor's prison in Newgate, England and was sent to Virginia in disgrace. He came to America on the ship Dorsetshire in 1632. He moved to Isle of Wight in 1643 when deeded two parcels of land called the 'Robert Bennett quarter tract'. He also had land in Surrey Co., Virginia. He commanded the Isle of Wight Militia in 1677. He settled along the lower James River in Charles City Co., Virginia He was a slave trader."659

Colonel George was Commander of Forces of Elizabeth City County, Virginia. He was Commander of Forces defending Isle of Wight Co. Virginia against Indian attacks. In 1646 he appears in a list of Colonial Officers of Isle of Wight Co., Virginia. In 1667 he is again listed as an officer of Isle of Wight Co., Virginia and is referred to as Lieutenant Colonel John George.442

Records of Virginia Government in November of 1647 and April 1652, he represented Isle of Wight County in the House of Burgesses. On several occasions he is referred to as Justice of the Peace. Col. George is mentioned in War Notes referring to Bacon's Rebellion.442

Court Records: O February 9, 1666, John George is mentioned in Court Records of Isle of Wight. On Jan 7, 1667 Lt. Col. John George makes application to purchase 360 acres of land beginning: "South upon Cyprus Swamp and North to land formerly held by Frances Flace but no in the possession of Isaac George. He is listed in Court Records of Isle of Wight on April 14, 1672 and May 23, 1677.442

John George will was dated August 2, 1678. Son Isaac and daughters Rebecca and Sarah were mentoned in will.442

John George immigrated from England before 1635 settling first in Charles City Co., Virginia and later moving to Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.442

On Nov 7, 1635 he received a Patent of 50 acres for bringing his wife Jane over from England to the Colonies.442

Will of Humphries Cole (1623 Essex, England) names his son-in-law John George but does not give daughters name.442
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